No one blamed for damaged swing bridge

Published: Thursday, 24 November 2022

MAUD'S Swing Bridge on the Stainforth & Keadby Canal has been damaged.

Fantasy figures

Published: Thursday, 24 November 2022

THE £6.1 billion of pounds of annual economic and social value of the waterways claimed by CaRT is what they called white propaganda during the war, writes John Coxon.

New BBC's Birmingham home at canal basin

Published: Wednesday, 23 November 2022

PLANS have been submitted for the BBC’s new home in Birmingham on the site of the historic Typhoo Building in Digbeth at the canal basin.

Those ridiculous 'statistics'

Published: Wednesday, 23 November 2022

THOSE ridiculous statistics from Canal & River Trust, obviously to help it get funding, have generated many responses.

Stoppage notice was wrong

Published: Wednesday, 23 November 2022

"AS THE failure of Wood End Lift Bridge has also been resolved, the Peak Forest is now completely open." you said on 26th October, writes Paul Burke.

Parliament debate on future funding of Canal & River Trust

Published: Wednesday, 23 November 2022

YESTERDAY, 22nd November, the future of the UK’s canals and waterways, with a particular focus on the 2,000 miles cared for and looked after by the Canal & River Trust, was debated in the House of Commons, the trust records:

CaRT funding decision update

Published: Monday, 21 November 2022

TWO weeks ago, narrowboatworld exclusively revealed that, having already defaulted in making a decision on CaRT's future funding by July 1st 2022, DEFRA had reneged on a new undertaking to make a decision this Autumn.

And there's more...

Published: Monday, 21 November 2022

JUST had a peruse of the Boaters' Update, and talk about propaganda? It's unbeatable, writes James Henry.

It's more than a billion Victor, it's six!

Published: Monday, 21 November 2022

FOLLOWING Victor's revelation that active use of the waterways and the towpaths saves the NHS £1.1 billion, there is more, writes T Lang.

Not surprised at the claim

Published: Monday, 21 November 2022

I WAS not at all surprised to read that CaRT believed it saved the NHS over a billion pounds, writes Duncan Peters.